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Monday, February 09, 2015

ISLAMABAD (BNA) Senior Taliban commander Omar Khalid Khorasani has been injured as a result of a joint operation by Afghan and Nato forces in Afghanistan, Khorasani’s spokesperson said on Sunday.
Khorasani is the supreme commander of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) faction Jamaatul Ahrar.
“I can confirm that Omar Khalid Khorasani has been injured in a joint operation by the Afghan and Nato forces in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province,” spokesperson for the group, Ehsanullah Ehsan told The Express Tribune by phone.
“Khorasani has now been shifted to a safe place and he is improving,” Ehsan said.
“We lost nine colleagues in the raid,” Ehsan said and added there were no prominent leaders among those killed in the attack few days ago.
Khorasani earlier served as chief of TTTP in the Mohmand tribal region but was expelled last year after he and some other leaders formed their own group.

Saturday February 7, 2015
RAWALPINDI (BNA): Seven militants were killed on Saturday in a clash between security forces and terrorists in Mohmand Agency.
According to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the militants had launched an attack on the security forces.
The forces retaliated and killed seven of the militants.
Their bodies were handed over to the political administration.
Mohmand is one of Pakistan’s seven tribal agencies near the Afghan border which are prevalent with militancy.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015
KARACHI (BNA) Two more convicted terrorists affiliated with Lashkar-i-Jhangvi were hanged on Tuesday morning at the central prison in Karachi.
Attaullah alias Qasim and Mohammad Azam alias Sharif were sentenced to death for killing Dr Ali Raza Peerani in June 2001 in Karachi's Soldier Bazaar area.
Strict security measures were taken inside and around the prison. All roads leading towards the central prison were also blocked and heavy contingents of law enforcement agencies were deployed to avert any untoward incident.
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An anti-terrorism court (ATC) had declared both of them guilty of the murder in July 2004.
The convicts' appeals against capital punishment had been turned down by the Sindh High Court and later the Supreme Court of Pakistan. President Mamnoon Hussain had also dismissed their mercy petitions.
Black warrants for the execution of the two condemned prisoners were issued on Jan 24 on a request of jail authorities. The trial court had asked jail officials to carry out the hanging under the supervision of a judicial magistrate today.

Sunday February 1, 2015
KARACHI (BNA) Four terrorists of proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were killed in a police action in Manghopir area late Saturday, Geo News reported.
Ali Raza, Incharge Anti-Terrorism Cell said “on a tip off, action was launched in Manghopir in which four TTP militants were eliminated.”
He said large quantity of weapons was seized from the possession the banned outfit militants.
The dead bodies have been shifted to hospital for legal formalities.

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